Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The activity or sport of pursuing game.
  • n. The act of conducting a search for something: house hunting.
  • n. Electronics The periodic variation in speed of a synchronous motor with respect to the current.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. Chasing and killing animals for sport or to get food.
  • n. Looking for something, especially for a job or flat.
  • n. Fluctuating around a central value without stabilizing.
  • v. Present participle of hunt.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. The pursuit of game or of wild animals.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The pursuit of game; the art or practice of pursuing wild animals in any way for the purpose of capturing or killing them; the chase, either as a source of livelihood or as a recreation or field sport; absolutely, in England, fox-hunting; coursing.
  • n. In change-ringing, the operation of changing the order in which any bell in a peal is rung. See hunt, v. i., 3.
  • n. An arrangement in the number of teeth of gears in contact such that the same teeth come into touch with each other only after a number of revolutions.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the pursuit and killing or capture of wild animals regarded as a sport
  • n. the activity of looking thoroughly in order to find something or someone
  • n. the work of finding and killing or capturing animals for food or pelts

Etymologies

hunt +‎ -ing (Wiktionary)

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